Baile Govora is a Romanian Spa town with great mineral springs extremely beneficial for human health. It is located in Valcea County , about 20 km south-west of Ramnicu Valcea town. The resort is found at an altitude of 360 – 380 meters and the whole area is surrounded by forests.
The name of the city “Govora ‘ comes from Thracian – dacian dialect and means dent , a valley with many springs.
In 1876 a local discovered salty water and mud good for rheumatic treatment . About 10 years later was built the first base with warm baths. after 1950 , Govora becomes a city and also resort with creating bases for treatment , hotels and hostels were built. But the official opening of the resort took place in 1910 once with the first hotel. Today the resort can receive annually over 1400 tourists.
3. THERAPEUTIC USE:
– chronic rhino-sinusistis
– The hypo-tonic mineral waters contain sulfur, chloride , iodine, bromine , sodium and bicarbonate
– The tonic climate
5.WHAT ELSE TO VISIT IN THE AREA:
– Govora Monastery
-Pons Vetus Roman ruins in Caineni
– Olt River Gorge
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